Cake icing tools is decorative special tools used for decorating cakes and other delicious desserts. They include various tools which are used either to form large pieces of cake in intricate designs or to make individual tiny pieces of cake. Cakes are usually decorated with fondant and/or icing.
These tools are made in varied shapes, sizes, and finishes. The basic tools used are the sponge and the cake tool. The sponge is used to mix and spread the icing on the cake. It is usually a rounded wooden sponge or the shape of a round piece of plastic.
How To Use Cake Icing Tools
Place Sponge On The Bottom
To use these tools, first the sponge is placed on the bottom layer of the cake and is then lifted up from the cake by a thin curved cut line which is created by the edges of the sponge. The cake is then spread evenly with a firm and smooth application of icing. The sponge is placed in the center of the cake is now ready for the next step.
The cake is now decorated using different tools and decorations. There are many cake decorating kits available in the market. These include tools for making different shapes of the cakes.
Type Of Design
A cake that is shaped like a heart, a rose, a smiley face, or any other type of design can be decorated with these tools. The cake tool comes in various colors, styles, and sizes. It is usually made from a very soft wood and has a tapered blade.
Its main purpose is to cut through the layers of the cake so that it is easier to apply the icing. Another cake decorating tool is the knife which is used to trim and reshape the cake edges. Some tools also come with a decorative blade and a brush. These tools are used to coat the cake with different types of frosting and glaze.
Some tools are used to decorate the cake to add flavor to the cake. One example is the decorator’s knife which is made with a handle that is covered with a cloth. A thin metal rod with a little thicker than the width of the handle is used to brush or spread the frosting onto the cake.
Other tools include the cake scraper and the cake leveler. These tools are used to make sure that the cake is level. and that it has an even finish. A good quality set of cake decorating tools will provide years of great cake decorating experience.
Buy In A Variety Of Range
Tools can be purchased in a variety of price ranges. For this reason it is important to do some research on the tools you are interested in purchasing. If you have a tight budget then you may want to start by buying a simple tool like a knife. Other tools such as stencils and spatulas can also be bought at a lower price.
Find Out Online
Cake decorating tools can be purchased from craft stores or online at an affordable price. Most of the time online sales outlets offer these tools at a discount. Shopping around is also a good way to get the best deals.
You should always take your time when choosing your tools. When looking through a cake supply store for a certain type of tool, look around to see if they have any coupons or sales. Sometimes coupons can save you a lot of money. You can usually find sales by asking about them at the counter or by sending a picture of the tools you are interested in.
Buying tools should be done only from a website that you know sells only quality products. Buying from an unknown site will likely end up costing you more.